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About Jenn

Jennifer writes about Food History and other food-related topics on her personal blog when she is not working full time, spending time with her family, or being a full-time student.

Food History Friday #foodhistorylinks

Here is your weekly roundup of Food History links. Articles Medieval Arabs Ate Lizards After Advent Of Islam, Archaeological Evidence Suggests (Huffington Post, from LiveScience) Wikipedia Article on Slovenian Cuisine I’ve been doing more research into the cuisine of my … Continue reading

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Forme of Cury in Context – Another Edit

The paper that lives outside of my comfort zone is finally close to completion. I’ve reached the point where I have to set it aside for a while so that I can read it again and I’ve been seeking input … Continue reading

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Forme of Cury in Context – Thoughts

So, in doing research to write my paper putting Forme of Cury into historical perspective, I am Having Thoughts. The more that I read about Richard II’s competition with Charles VIs court, his continual efforts to end the Hundred Year … Continue reading

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Peter Scholieres: A 14th Century Dietetic (Flemish/Walloon/Liegeois)

For my Flemish/Walloon/Liegeois aficionados: http://leslefts.blogspot.com/2014/02/a-fourteenth-century-dietetic-belgian.html (Homepage for Peter Scholieres: http://research.vub.ac.be/history/peter-scholiers-0)´╗┐

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Spanish Influence in Flanders

Does anyone have any specific information about Spanish influence in Flanders previous to the split? I’m curious how Spanish culture would have translated in the Low Countries context and wanted to see what people know from any research they’d already … Continue reading

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